“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Terra Ceia, Florida

Clickable Map of Manatee County, Florida and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Manatee County, FL (123) DeSoto County, FL (12) Hardee County, FL (4) Hillsborough County, FL (346) Polk County, FL (122) Sarasota County, FL (251)  ManateeCounty(123) Manatee County (123)  DeSotoCounty(12) DeSoto County (12)  HardeeCounty(4) Hardee County (4)  HillsboroughCounty(346) Hillsborough County (346)  PolkCounty(122) Polk County (122)  SarasotaCounty(251) Sarasota County (251)
Bradenton is the county seat for Manatee County
Terra Ceia is in Manatee County
      Manatee County (123)  
      DeSoto County (12)  
      Hardee County (4)  
      Hillsborough County (346)  
      Polk County (122)  
      Sarasota County (251)  
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1Florida, Manatee County, Terra Ceia — F-158 — Atzeroth Home Site
(side 1) This is the home site of Joe and Madam Joe Atzeroth, first permanent settlers of Terra Ceia Island. With their daughter Eliza, a physician friend, and dog Bonaparte, they arrived via Tampa April 12, 1843. Living first in a tent, . . . Map (db m112514) HM
2Florida, Manatee County, Terra Ceia — 2b — Danger ApproachesFlorida De Soto Trail — 1539-1540 —
Bountiful Waters Early peoples living along the warm waters of this coast harvested the vast bounty of the Gulf of Mexico and surrounding lands. They built villages with intricate canals, lagoons, and mounds made of shell and earth. Early . . . Map (db m126565) HM
3Florida, Manatee County, Terra Ceia — Guerrero Home Site
Side 1: Miguel Guerrero (aka Gerrero), a Menorcan sailor (b. 1817), established a fishing rancho here at Boots Point in 1848 on the site of a prehistoric Indian village. In 1856, Miguel met Julia Atzeroth's niece, Frederica Kramer (b. . . . Map (db m129566) HM
4Florida, Manatee County, Terra Ceia — Madira Bickel Mound State Archaeological SiteAncient Native American Life 1,000 Years Ago
This large ceremonial mound and the adjacent Prine burial mound were part of an extensive Native America village and mound complex, now called the Terra Ceia site, that once occupied much of this peninsula (see map). Donated to the state by Karl . . . Map (db m185427) HM
5Florida, Manatee County, Terra Ceia — 2a — Realizing a DreamFlorida De Soto Trail — May 29, 1539 —
A Name for Himself On May 29, 1539, Hernando de Soto’s fleet of 9 ships passed here, carrying over 700 men, as well as women, children, and slaves. For De Soto, this was the realization of a long-awaited dream. In 1533, after participating . . . Map (db m126564) HM
6Florida, Manatee County, Terra Ceia — Terra Ceia School/Village Improvement Association Hall
(side 1) Terra Ceia School The first school on Terra Ceia was held in the parlor of the W.H. Abel home on Bayshore Drive. In 1894, residents built a wooden one-room schoolhouse here on Center Road. It was designed and built by . . . Map (db m112516) HM
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Mar. 22, 2023